Thursday, December 23, 2010

Um, Did Pat Robertson Say That We Should Legalize Marijuana?

Conservative Christian commentator Pat Robertson comes out in support of decriminalizing marijuana.

Posted By on Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 6:49 PM

Remember Pat Robertson, the aging hard-right Christian broadcaster known for, among other things, announcing that the earthquake in Haiti was a result of the nation's pact with the Devil?

Well, last week he seemed to indicate on his show The 700 Club, that he was in favor of decriminalizing marijuana (or perhaps reforming mandatory minimum sentences for marijuana possession), a statement that seems to fly in the face of the rhetoric Robertson and his followers typically espouse. His reasoning: we're spending too much on jails.

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